Mushroom and Pesto Pizza

Are you tired of the same old pizza toppings and looking for a new and exciting flavor combination to try? Look no further than this delicious Mushroom and Pesto Pizza recipe! Packed with savory mushrooms, creamy pesto, and gooey cheese, this pizza is sure to become a new favorite. In this post, we will walk you through the steps to create this mouthwatering dish, from making the perfect pizza dough to assembling the toppings and baking to perfection. Get ready to impress your friends and family with this gourmet pizza creation!


  • 1 pre-made pizza crust
  • 1 cup basil pesto
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Place the pre-made pizza crust on a baking sheet.
  3. Spread the basil pesto evenly over the pizza crust.
  4. In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
  5. Add the sliced mushrooms and garlic to the skillet and sauté until the mushrooms are tender.
  6. Spread the sautéed mushrooms and garlic over the pesto on the pizza crust.
  7. Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella and grated Parmesan cheese over the mushrooms.
  8. Top with pine nuts and season with salt and pepper.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  10. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before slicing and serving.


  • Feel free to add other toppings like cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, or olives to customize your pizza.
  • If you prefer a crispy crust, pre-bake the pizza crust for a few minutes before adding the toppings.
  • You can use store-bought pesto or make your own by blending fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts, Parmesan cheese, and olive oil.


Enjoy this delicious Mushroom and Pesto Pizza as a quick and easy meal for lunch or dinner. The combination of earthy mushrooms, flavorful pesto, and gooey cheese is sure to satisfy your taste buds. Feel free to experiment with different toppings and make it your own!